3 edition of Conversion in American Philosophy found in the catalog.
Conversion in American Philosophy
Roger A. Ward
May 1, 2004
by Fordham University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||235|
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In this fresh, provocative account of the American philosophical tradition, Roger Ward explores the work of key thinkers through an innovative and counterintuitive lens: religious conversion.
From Jonathan Edwards to Cornel West, Ward threads the history of American thought into an extended, multivalent encounter with the religious by: 1.
In this fresh, provocative account of the American philosophical tradition, Roger Ward explores the work of key thinkers through an innovative and counterintuitive lens: religious conversion. From Jonathan Edwards to Cornel West, Ward threads the history of American thought into an extended, multivalent encounter with the religious by: 1.
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